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November Meteors

Nature volume 85, pages 4041 (10 November 1910) | Download Citation



THE moon is full about the time when the Leonids become due in the present year, but that is no reason why these meteors should elude observation, for the Sickle has furnished some notable displays of shooting stars. With the moon in opposition in mid-November, as, for instance, in 1799 and 1867, though the coming apparition cannot be expected to vie as regards brilliancy with either of these historic events, yet in its way it may not prove unimportant nor be allowed to pass unobserved. Besides the Leonid epoch, there are also some other meteoric events that occur in November, of which the following particulars have been computed by the writer:—

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